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Edwards Lifesciences Supply Chain Senior Project Manager in Prague, Czech Republic

Key Responsibilities:

  • Manage strategic to enterprise-wide programs and/or portfolio:

  • Facilitate the creation and approval of complex business cases within the program, and coordinates the sharing of resources among projects

  • Establish, maintain, and influence program stakeholder relationships, expectations, and communications, both internal and external to the organization

  • Develop a high-level intergraded milestone plan for the program and manages program change in accordance with the change management plan to control scope, quality, schedule, cost, and contracts.

  • Execute program plans (quality, risk, communication, staffing, etc.) and captures and communicate program status and data in order to maintain accurate and current program information for the use of stakeholders

  • Serve as a subject matter expert in project and program management, including guiding and mentoring project managers; sourcing and directing contract resources tied to projects within the program; and develop expertise in a business process, professional discipline, market or product partnership with Corporate Logistics function for issuance and/or implementation of regional and global contracts

  • Optimize resource allocation of portfolio in partnership with functional leaders across divisions/site

  • Own one or more Project Management Office (PMO) continuous improvement activities

  • Build project management capabilities across divisions/site

​Education and Experience:

  • Bachelors Degree in related field with 5-10 years’ experience in Managing large to midsize projects in Supply Chain.

  • Project Management Professional or equivalent certification

Additional Skills:

  • Proven expertise in usage of MS Project or other Project Management tools.

  • Excellent documentation and communication skills including negotiating and relationship management skills with the ability to drive results

  • Comfortable engaging with all levels of Management including Regional and Global leadership

  • Ability to think global & regional

  • Clear and concise communicator able to build a compelling vision or direction

  • Strong leadership skills and ability to influence change.

  • Excellent problem-solving, analytical and critical thinking skills

  • Excellent understanding and work experience with project budgets and financial management

Edwards Lifesciences is the global leader in patient-focused medical innovations for structural heart disease, as well as critical care and surgical monitoring. Driven by a passion to help patients, the company collaborates with the world's leading clinicians and researchers to address unmet healthcare needs, working to improve patient outcomes and enhance lives. Headquartered in Irvine, California, Edwards Lifesciences has extensive operations in North America, Europe, Japan, Latin America and Asia and currently employs over 15,000 individuals worldwide.

For us, helping patients is not a slogan - it's our life's work. From developing devices that replace or repair a diseased heart valve to creating new technologies that monitor vital signs in the critical care setting, we focus on helping patients regain and improve the quality of their life.